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Annual Meeting

The OHA Annual Meeting offers a premier opportunity to gain valuable insight about statewide industry trends, network with your peers and achieve a better understanding of the health care issues and policies most likely to impact your organizations. 

There is no cost for employees of OHA member hospitals and corporate partners.

107th Annual Meeting & Education Summit

The OHA Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for Ohio’s hospital leaders. At this event, nearly 1,500 prominent health care managers, directors, executives and decision makers for hospitals, health systems and state government organizations come together to participate in over 65 educational sessions. ​

The 107th Annual Meeting & Education Summit is set for June 13-15 and the theme is "Strengthening Our Connections." Click here to view the event brochure. 

Registration Information

All attendees must register hereClick here for online registration instructions. 

Please complete one registration per person and choose the special events of interest ot you. If you have registered online before the OHA events, please use the same email address you previously used. 

If you are not affiliated with an Ohio hospital, contact Sherri Cohen at or call 614-221-7614 to register or to inquire about membership. 

ACHE members who are not OHA members may register for the Opioid Stewardship Summit at no cost and may attend the first two days of the annual meeting for $250. 

CE Credit Information

 The following credits are available: 
  • ACHE - Face-to-Face 
  • ASHE
  • CLE (Legal)
  • CHHR
  • CPE (Accountancy)
  • HRCI
  • Nursing 

The Ohio Hospital Association is registered with the Accountancy Board of Ohio. CPE Sponsor #235. The Ohio Hospital Association (OLN-0017-P) is approved as a provider unit of continuing education by the Ohio Board of Nursing through the approver unit at the Ohio League for Nursing  (OBN-006-92), and provider unit status is valid through June 30, 2023.

Click here to see the CE listings for each education session.  

Please contact Casey Strader at OHA at  614-384-9133 or for more information on continuing education credits offered at this conference.

Educational Tracks

More than 65 professional development sessions in the following hospital management tracks:
  • Clinical Quality & Patient Safety 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Facilities Management
  • Finance
  • Hospital Leadership 
  • Human Resources
  • Legal & Compliance 
  • Nursing Leadership 
  • Physician Leadership 
  • Risk Management 
  • Workforce Solutions 

Safe Gathering Plan

To ensure your safety, as well as the safety of the OHA Staff and the Hotel Staff, we have implemented an OHA Annual Meeting Safe Gathering Plan, please see our safety plan here

Schedule At-A-Glance

Find the schedule at-a-glance here

Keynote Speaker - Monday

Monday, June 13 | 11 a.m. - Noon

Ryan Donohue


Ryan is a thought leader in health care consumerism. His mission is to inspire and persuade hospital and health system leaders to embrace and engage the health care consumer. Over the past decade, Ryan has conducted extensive research on the effects of consumerism on the U.S. health care industry. He is currently the corporate director of program development with National Research Corporation, the nation's largest surveyor of health care consumers. Ryan has authored several publications on the topics of health care consumerism, brand strategy and effective marketing tactics including his most recent work: “Considering the Customer: Understanding & Influencing Healthcare’s Newest Change Agent” published by The Governance Institute.

Keynote Speaker - Tuesday

Tuesday, June 14 | 11 a.m. - Noon

Alden Mills


Alden brings his three levels of Unstoppable Leadership to life so people, leaders and organizations at every level can succeed sooner, more consistently and with greater impact. Alden is on a mission to help 100 million people Be Unstoppable.

He is a two-time bestselling author, the Inc. 500 CEO of Perfect Fitness and the founder of multiple businesses. Throughout his time as a businessman founding and leading multiple companies, he has been awarded over 40 patents. A former Navy SEAL, he is a three-time platoon commander and ranked No. 1 platoon commander each time. Alden teaches people, teams and organizations to Be Unstoppable.

Keynote Speaker - Celebration Dinner

Tuesday, June 14 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Joe DeLoss


Joe is building a fried chicken empire in Hot Chicken Takeover by changing perspectives on HR and workforce development. Though his career began as an investment bank analyst, Joe quickly left the cubicle to combine his passions for entrepreneurship and community impact. Joe is committed to fair-chance employment. The majority of his team members have experienced significant adversity in their past – ranging from addiction to homelessness or incarceration. This approach is far from charitable; it is the lynchpin of HCT’s success.

Keynote Speaker - ACHE Breakfast

Wednesday, June 15 | 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Delvecchio S. Finley, FACHE


Delvecchio S. Finley, FACHE, chair-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives, will provide an update on the international professional society of more than 48,000 health care executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations. Delvecchio is CEO of Atrium Health Navicent, Macon, Georgia.

Fireside Chat: OHA Energy & Sustainability Program Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, June 14 | 12:30–1:45 p.m.

David Phillips


David Phillips serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnesville Hospital and Harrison Community Hospital. Both Hospitals are members of the West Virginia University Health System, or WVUHS. Phillips began employment with Barnesville Hospital in 2000. During the last two plus decades, he has led many areas and initiatives across the clinical and operational departments of the hospital since becoming CEO in 2012. 
Barnesville Hospital in 2021 was acquired by the WVUHS. At the same time, Harrison Community Hospital was acquired, and Phillips began to serve in the capacity of CEO of Harrison Community in addition to his role at Barnesville. Phillips currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Ohio Hospital Association, where he is a member of the Executive Committee and is a past chair of the Small and Rural Committee.